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Du Huo

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 08:53 PM
Dispel Wind-Dampness

1 TASTE
Pungent, bitter and warm


2 MERIDIANS
Liver, kidney and urinary bladder


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To expel wind and dampness; 2. To stop pain ;3. To release the exterior and disperse cold


4 INDICATIONS
1. Wind-damp obstruction syndrome (rheumatic pain ) pubescent angelica root (Du Huo) is used with Large-leaf gentian root (Qin Jiao), Ledebouriella root (Fang Feng) and Mulberry mistletoe (Sang Ji Sheng) in the formula Duhuo Jisheng Tang.2. Wind-cold type of exterior syndrome. Pubescent angelica root (Duhuo) is used with Notoperygium root (Qiang Huo) in the formula Qianghuo Shengshi Tang.


5 DOSAGE
3-10 g


6 COUTIONS
This herb is contraindicated in cases, With syndromes of deficient yin or blood with heat and pain.


Du Huo

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